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American Indian autobiography

Author: H David Brumble
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A cultural kaleidoscope of autobiographical narratives from a wide range of American Indians - warriors, farmers, Christian converts, rebels and assimilationists, peyotists, shamans, hunters, Sun  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Biobibliographie
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: H David Brumble
ISBN: 9780803217492 0803217498
OCLC Number: 177818978
Notes: Originally published: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1988. With new introd.
Description: xii, 278 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Preliterate traditions of American Indian autobiography --
The preliterate traditions at work: White Bull, Two Leggings, and Sarah Winnemucca --
Editors, ghosts, and amanuenses --
Don Talayesva and Gregorio: two Indian autobiographers and their social scientists --
Sam Blowsnake: adapting oral forms to written autobiography --
Albert Hensley: alternate versions of the self --
Charles Alexander Eastman's Indian Boyhood: romance, nostalgia, ans social Darwinism --
N. Scott Momaday: oral to written tradition.
Responsibility: H. David Brumble, III ; with a new introduction by the author.
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"This book on the nature and value of American Indian autobiographies is as fascinating as it is informative."-Mary Ellison, Journal of American Studies -- Mary Ellison * Journal of American Studies Read more...

 
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